Number of People Groups

212

Unreached People Groups

182

Total Population

2,420,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

3.3 %

Hindu

94.2 %

Muslim

2.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - 20 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 800 Telugu 700 - - 30 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 900 Telugu - - - 900 - -
 Alavan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 2,600 Malayalam 2,600 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Anuppan 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Arasar 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - 20 - -
Arasar Christian 1,700 Malayalam - - - 1,700 - -
Arayan 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Baira 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
Bakuda 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - 30
 Bania Chetti 7,700 Tamil 7,600 - - - - 30
 Bania Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 90
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Bohra 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 9,900 Malayalam 9,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 7,200 Tamil 7,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Chackaravar 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Tamil 46,000 - 20 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Chayakkaran 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Christian 600 Hindi - - - 600 - -
 Devendrakulathan 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Divehi Unknown Maldivian - - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Gandla 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Gangakula 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Holar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Idayan 7,200 Tamil 7,200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 220,000 Malayalam 220,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Ilavaniyan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Ilavathi 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
Ilayathu 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
Jaggali 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Kaikolan 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 200 - -
Kallan unspecified 107,000 Tamil 107,000 - - 300 - -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Kavara 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kavathi 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Keralamuthali 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 700 Tamil 300 - - 400 - -
 Kudumi 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Malayalam 5,400 - - - - -
 Lingayat 4,300 Kannada - - - - - 4,300
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malakuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malayarayar 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 6,200 Malayalam 6,200 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mappila 500 Malayalam - 500 - - - -
 Maravan 341,000 Tamil 338,000 - - 3,300 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Moghal 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Munnur 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Mutali 900 Tamil 800 - - 30 - -
 Muthan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 8,900 Tamil - - - 8,900 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Tamil 40,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Nair 131,000 Malayalam 131,000 - - - - -
Navait 900 Konkani - 900 - - - -
 Navithan 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
Pagadai 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
 Paliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 32,000 Tamil - - - 32,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 241,000 Tamil 241,000 - 50 200 - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 500 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Panan 5,800 Tamil 5,800 - - - - -
 Pandaram 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Panikkan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Panniandi Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 23,000 Tamil - - - 23,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Tamil 90,000 - 20 200 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Pathiyan 2,000 Malayalam 2,000 - - - - -
Perumannan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Razu 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Sali 8,800 Kannada 8,800 - - - - -
Samagara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Samanthan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Samban 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
Semman 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
Silpi 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 43,000 Tamil - 43,000 - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 100 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Valluvan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Vaniyan 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 200 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 3,800 Tamil - - - 3,800 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 30 - -
 Vanniyan 6,100 Tamil 6,100 - - 50 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
Velan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 5,200 Tamil 5,200 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 1,300 Tamil 1,200 - - 100 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 44,000 Tamil 44,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 55,000 Tamil 55,000 - - 100 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 4,500 Malayalam 4,500 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vettuvan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 32,000 Malayalam 32,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 4,200 Malayalam 4,200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 103,000 Telugu 103,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 208,000 Hindi 208,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  212 2,420,000   182 2,279,000 57,000 100 79,000 200 4,400
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